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The Oxford essential dictionary of foreign terms in English

Author: Jennifer Speake; Mark Gregory LaFlaur; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, ©1999.
Series: Berkley reference
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : American edView all editions and formats
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Includes detailed information on the spelling, history, and usage of thousands of foreign words and phrases used by English speakers. Features words from more than forty languages, including Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, Latin, Portuguese, Spanish, and Yiddish. Covers areas such as cooking, fashion, music, fine arts, history, law, politics, business, and travel. Contains over 8,000 entries from over 40 languages.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Oxford essential dictionary of foreign terms in English.
New York : Berkley Books, ©1999
(OCoLC)41995779
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Speake; Mark Gregory LaFlaur; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 9780199891573 0199891575
OCLC Number: 49353706
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 486 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Series Title: Berkley reference
Other Titles: Essential dictionary of foreign terms in English
Responsibility: edited by Jennifer Speake ; American editor, Mark LaFlaur.

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Includes detailed information on the spelling, history, and usage of thousands of foreign words and phrases used by English speakers. Features words from more than forty languages, including Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, Latin, Portuguese, Spanish, and Yiddish. Covers areas such as cooking, fashion, music, fine arts, history, law, politics, business, and travel. Contains over 8,000 entries from over 40 languages.

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